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Unformatted text preview: on your GPA. This is mostly because of peer effects since you are living in such close corridors it is hard not to be largely impacted by their actions. These impacts could be positive or negative depending on the roommate. Schrager, R.H. (1986). The Impact of Living Group Social Climate on Student Academic Performance. Research in Higher Education , 25, 265-276. a. Went to the library’s website b. Click on esources c. Went to JSTOR d. Entered “social effects on gpa in college” e. Search through a couple pages f. Found this article and looked at the PDF g. It talks about how peer groups can affect their members in many ways, either good or bad. This study tries to figure out the relationship between a group social climate and academic performance. It looks mostly into the grades of freshman to figure out how greatly they are impacted when they come to college....
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- Fall '09
- Gymnasium, Cohort study, Longitudinal study